A Psychological Trick That Keeps You From Worrying

Worrying is an active pastime of mine. One of my favorite hobbies is to go through all the possibilities of things that could go wrong, things that have gone wrong, and embarrassing things I’ve done. I know it’s creating stress – I can actually see new lines forming on my forehead. But I just can’t […]

Read more

The True Mirror: Can You Handle It?

The True Mirror is the world’s first seamless, non-reversing mirror. Invented by John and Catherine Walters, they discovered that if you take two mirrors and you put them together at right angles and take away the seam, the images bounce off each other and for the first time you see your true reflection; you see […]

Read more

How You Handle Stress According To Your Personality Type

How do you respond to stress? What’s your mode of response? Do you lash out? Do you withdrawal? Do you latch onto people? If you find yourself responding in the same toxic way every time, it means you’re living through the ego, and by understanding your own personality type, you can correct your responses to […]

Read more

Imposter Syndrome May Be The Root of Your Anxiety

One of my favorite literary concepts is “Kill Your Darlings”. I discovered it after attending a ‘Kill Your Darlings” party in Bushwick — an open mic in which writers read aloud their favorites lines or passages they had to kill for the greater good of their story. William Faulkner coined the phrase when he said, […]

Read more

What Ego State Are You Living In?

This week was a good one for me. I had a few days off work. Cleaned my apartment. And lashed out at not one, but two people. Go me! As some of you know I’m “planning” my wedding. My fiancé has created a website. I could care less about the website, I care more about getting […]

Read more

Are You Self-Aware? Take This Quiz To Find Out

What is self-awareness? According Dr. Tasha Eurich, an organizational psychologist, researcher and New York Times bestselling author of ‘Insight’, self-awareness is the ability to see ourselves clearly. To understand who we are, how others see us and how we fit into the world. Self-awareness gives us power. There’s a ton of research that shows that […]

Read more

7 Signs You’re Living Through The Ego

The Ego, however, is not who you really are. The ego is your self-image; it is your social mask; it is the role you are playing. Your social mask thrives on approval. It wants control, and it is sustained by power, because it lives in fear. – Deepak Chopra We’re all swayed by our ego. […]

Read more
1 2
Monday Newsletter!
Get your weekly dose of inspiration packed full of science, psychology and personal stories
SIGN UP
You will receive communication from Words of Women regarding the Monday Newsletter,
events, news and promotions. You may opt-out at any time.
close-link